Is it acceptable that the Technical Manager of the inspection body fulfils the standard’s requirements for the technical manager when the Business Manager has the disciplinary responsibility of the inspection body?

STANDARD: ISO/IEC 17020  ·  CLAUSE: 5.2.5  ·  TOPIC: Assigning technical manager(s) 


Regardless of job titles, the responsibilities of the manager(s) with overall responsibility for technical & inspection activities must be addressed in accordance with the requirements in clause 5.2.5. Those responsibilities must be described in job descriptions or other documentation in accordance with clause 5.2.7.